Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by Hammerdown
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Something fishy in K98s
Replies: 8
Views: 87
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Re: Something fishy in K98s

1934 k98 with a front sight hood.....
by Hammerdown
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: .25-45 Sharps
Replies: 2
Views: 2347
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Re: .25-45 Sharps

Thanks gabe, the fact that I could build an upper with the barrel being the only caliber specific part and just switch it out with a 5.56 upper and load up the same mags is what got me interested in the .25-45 Sharps.
by Hammerdown
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: SBS semi-auto
Replies: 5
Views: 122
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Re: SBS semi-auto

I was looking at the non-NFA class 3 versions that are out now like the Remington 870 Tac 14 and Mossberg 590 Shockwave. Just wanted to know if a semi-auto version was in the works? I don't want to buy one of these and a semi-auto comes out a few months later. :doh:
by Hammerdown
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: SBS semi-auto
Replies: 5
Views: 122
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SBS semi-auto

With the short barrel shotguns out now by Mossberg and Remington that are pump action is there anyone putting out a semi-auto version of one?
by Hammerdown
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: German Pistols
Topic: cyq P-38 rough and tough
Replies: 5
Views: 321
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Re: cyq P-38 rough and tough

There was some pitting in the bore but that could have come from not being cleaned after firing corrosive ammo. Still shoots a good pattern though.
by Hammerdown
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: German Pistols
Topic: cyq P-38 rough and tough
Replies: 5
Views: 321
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Re: cyq P-38 rough and tough

I think the rust and pitting is from being stored in the leather holster for the last 70+ years and never being whipped down with oil. As M67 said its not the best way to store a pistol for a long time. I could only guess a WW2 Vet brought it home with him and put it in the basement and forgot about...
by Hammerdown
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: German Pistols
Topic: cyq P-38 rough and tough
Replies: 5
Views: 321
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cyq P-38 rough and tough

She's a little rough but still spits'em out like a champ.
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by Hammerdown
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: A BIG A FISH
Replies: 4
Views: 265
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Re: A BIG A FISH

Whale Shark, biggest fish known to man.
by Hammerdown
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: 1903 stock with single hole
Replies: 2
Views: 260
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1903 stock with single hole

It there anything special about a 1903 stock with a single hole in the butt stock? Straight grip with cross bolts.
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by Hammerdown
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: What model of Swiss?
Replies: 6
Views: 572
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Re: What model of Swiss?

I've found a post on another forum that states "All 1911 long rifles will have a serial number over 355,000 and 96/11 will be under 350,000". Is that correct?
by Hammerdown
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: What model of Swiss?
Replies: 6
Views: 572
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Re: What model of Swiss?

Can GP11 ammo be fired safely out of a 1896/11 if it isn't a 1911?
Its missing the mag and the ones I've seen are $125-150.
by Hammerdown
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: What model of Swiss?
Replies: 6
Views: 572
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Re: What model of Swiss?

There's no splice to the stock and all the other stats are to close to tell any other way so I guess its a 1911 rifle.
by Hammerdown
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: What model of Swiss?
Replies: 6
Views: 572
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What model of Swiss?

Is there any way to tell an 1896, 1896/11 and a 1911 rifle apart form one another? Are Magazines hard to get and do they all take the same type of mag? Thank you.
by Hammerdown
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: Kitchen Table Gunsmithing
Replies: 3
Views: 346
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Re: Kitchen Table Gunsmithing

One thing I seem to use a lot is a couple different shape and size stainless steel dental picks that I've bought over the years.
by Hammerdown
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Help with 1903 that has no S/N? Lots of pics!
Replies: 24
Views: 1486
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Re: Help with 1903 that has no S/N? Lots of pics!

In picture 21 all the small stamps on the side of the receiver will let one of our experts find out what receiver maker and time period it came from. If I had to guess I would say Remington 1903 but that's just a guess. :think:

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